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Dr. Haileyesus Alebachew

Fr. Haileyesus Alebachew

Very Reverend Dr. Haileyesus Alebachew Dr. Haileyesus, as a priest, he serves the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Mearafe Kidusan Abune Tekle-Haimanot Church, Stockholm. Fr. Haileyesus Alebachew received a PhD in Ge’ez Philology on “The Reception of Ethiopic Enoch in Medieval Ge’ez Texts” at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He holds an MA in Social Psychology, and an MA in English Language from the same university.

He also has a Bachelor of Theology from Holy Trinity Theological College, Addis Ababa. In addition, from the traditional schools of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, he acquired knowledge of Zema, Qene, Qiddase, and Aquaquam. Currently, he is studying for the MA in Eastern Christian Theology, at University College Stockholm.


Lecturer, Biblical Studies with History of Religion; Deputy Rector Tewahedo Orthodox Seminary


Detailed Biography and Publication

At the Department of Eastern Christian Studies at Stockholm School of Theology (University College Stockholm)
Sacred Texts of Eastern Christianity
Biblical Studies
The Gospels and the Letters of Paul

At Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola
Theology, Church History, Bible Study, Practical Theology, Ge’ez Language, Practical Liturgy, Zema


2019, The Reception of Enoch in Medieval Ge’ez Texts, Research Journal of Language, Literature and Humanities, Vol. 6(2), 22-30, May (2019), available here

2018, “The Reception of Ethiopic Enoch in Medieval Ge’ez Texts”, PhD Dissertation, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, available here